How to Create Bootable USB from openSUSE


If we want to install new operating system (OS) to our computer, we can use DVD image or bootable USB. To create bootable USB in openSUSE, we can use SUSE Studio Imagewriter. This application is very simple. We can install with this command or you can use 1-click installation. Read more in here.

# zypper install imagewriter
Interface of the application

You can drag or click to select the image file. Then we can click the button Write. This process needs root privilege, so we must enter the root password.

Root privilege requirement

Then the process will run, so we can wait for some minutes.

Writing process is running

I do this with this environment:

OS: openSUSE Leap 42.2

Architecture: 64 bit

SUSE Studio Imagewriter version: 1.10

USB drive: TOSHIBA 7.3 GB

Image file: openSUSE-Tumbleweed-DVD-x86_64-Snapshot20170129-Media.iso 4.4 GB

If you want to see the source code, please click here.


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